SOCCER: John Kavanagh signs with Cork City FC

SOCCER: John Kavanagh signs with Cork City FC

19 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are delighted to announce that John Kavanagh has signed a new contract with the club. The 22 year old came back into the side at the tail end of last season after a serious injury, and he said that experience has made him hungry for […]

Muskerry man wins college round of FRS Scholarship

19 January 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Christopher Kenny from a Dairy farm near Mourneabbey in North County Cork at twenty five years of age won his college round of the Farm Relief Services Memorial Scholarship which rewards students who show outstanding leadership ability. The National finals of the Farm Relief Services Memorial Scholarship took […]

BUSINESS: Ben Woods appointed as Contract Engineering Talent Consultant with Fastnet Cork

BUSINESS: Ben Woods appointed as Contract Engineering Talent Consultant with Fastnet Cork

19 January 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fastnet – The Talent Group, a leading provider of recruitment, search and talent solutions to Life Sciences, Medical Technology and Food sectors, is delighted to announce the appointment of Ben Woods to the position of Contract Engineering Talent Consultant. In his new role, Ben will focus on the […]

€2.5 Million Housing Adaption Work for Cork

€2.5 Million Housing Adaption Work for Cork

18 January 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Senator Colm Burke, Fine Gael spokesperson for Health in the Seanad, has today welcomed the allocation to Cork City Council of €2,545,335 for housing adaption work. “The funding from the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government will allow the City Council to carry out adaption work […]

Cork City joins the National Network of Healthy Cities in Ireland

Cork City joins the National Network of Healthy Cities in Ireland

18 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie To recognise Cork City Councils involvement in the World Health Organisation Healthy Cities Project over the past five years, Minister of State for Health Promotion, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, T.D, presented a certificate of accreditation to the National Healthy Cities and Counties of Ireland Network. The Certificate was officially […]

Buttimer welcomes allocation of extra teachers

Buttimer welcomes allocation of extra teachers

18 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork Senator, Jerry Buttimer, has welcomed today’s announcement of a 7.2% increase in allocating resources to support the introduction of the new model for children with special educational needs. “My Fine Gael colleague, the Minister for Education Richard Bruton, has confirmed to me that this increase […]

Cork TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire urges caution about new illegal drug ‘U-47700’

Cork TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire urges caution about new illegal drug ‘U-47700’

18 January 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has echoed the warning issued by the HSE regarding the drug U-47700, currently circulating in Cork City. The Drug has been linked to the death of a young man in the Southside this week. The Cork South Central TD said: “This drug […]

Question mark over future of the Cork to Tralee (No 40) bus route

Question mark over future of the Cork to Tralee (No 40) bus route

17 January 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Minister for Transport and Sport, Shane Ross has said that no reductions are planned, at present, for the No. 40 bus service running from Cork City to Tralee, via Baile Bhuirne. Cork North West TD, Aindrias Moynihan secured that response from the Minister after raising his concerns.Deputy Moynihan […]

D’hillbillies Mud Run raises more than €51,000 mark for The Mercy Hospital Cancer CARE Centre

D’hillbillies Mud Run raises more than €51,000 mark for The Mercy Hospital Cancer CARE Centre

17 January 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Saturday, October 22nd saw more than 1,000 thrill seekers get down and dirty at the 2016 D’hillbillies Mud Run in Mitchelstown, raising a phenomenal €17,419 for cancer services at The Mercy University Hospital Cork. This year’s figure brings the total raised since the mud run’s inception in 2014 […]